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Ages 3 to 18

Hiram Bingham, The British International School of Lima

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CurriculumInternational, British
Languages of instructionEnglish and Spanish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
International Baccalaureate Yes
Yearly fees (G7): Not public
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and Spanish
Native English and Spanish teachers
Extra languages (other than English and Spanish)
Class sizes Average 20 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus

This school does not make their fees public.

Address: Av. Paseo la Castellana 919, Santiago de Surco 15048, Peru
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Number of students

600

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

The average class size is between 15 -25 students and the student-teacher ratio around 1:8.

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English and Spanish speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English and Spanish

Language Support Programme

Additional language classes offered by the school

French

Entry evaluation for students

Evaluation

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Hiram Bingham is interested in the student's potential. As such in the Pre Primary section the entry procedure involves a series of psychological tests designed to evaluate the child's development. In the Primary and Senior Schools there are placement tests in English, Spanish, and Mathematics. In addition there are a series of psychological tests designed to identify the student's learning potential and attitude to learning. Knowledge of English and Spanish are not a pre-requisite for entry, as there is a language support programme for those students who require it.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline

Students can join after academic year begins

The school accepts students at any time of the year although most students enter at the start of the school year in March.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

The school offers many clubs and activities.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Sports fields, 2 heated indoor swimming pools, sports hall.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Hiram Bingham, The British International School of Lima, offers a multilingual and international education through an inquiry-based curriculum inspired by British education. HB has professional staff, students who are eager to learn and committed families who interact in a positive, caring and safe environment.

Teaching approach of the school

Hiram Bingham offers a broad and balanced curriculum which is based on the Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme, and the Diploma Programme of the International Baccalaureate. The curriculum focuses not only on academic excellence but also on the formation and development of skills and attitudes such as communication skills leading to the ability to receive and express ideas effectively, thinking skills which develop the ability to think creatively and critically, the ability to explore and enquire, and a wide range of further skills which are central to developing the maximum level of the students personal and academic potential.

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